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Lesson: Knitting Mohair

Working with mohair yarn can be a challenge. Because the yarn is so fuzzy and the fibers are clingy, the yarn will stick to itself as you knit, making it almost impossible to rip out. If you do have to rip, slowly unknit the piece stitch by stitch, using a sharp scissor to separate the furry halo if it gets stuck together. But be careful not to cut the core of the yarn!

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How Silk is Made

Here’s a cool video on how silk is made. Check it out! And if you want to learn more, join our Natural History of Knitting Yarn Club. There are a few spots open. We’ll be talking about silk in our next package and more later in the year.  

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No wool? No vikings.

Since we’ll be knitting my Parts Unknown cowl that Dom calls the “Viking Cowl” in January, you might enjoy reading up on vikings and wool ahead of time. To knit from stash, the pattern is free on Knitty but it’ll be really hard to match the color flow, plus the sale of this yarn helps Annie […]

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Knitting Anarchists with Warm Feet

Ready to read and knit again? We’ll be reading Knitting for Anarchists by Anna Zilboorg and knitting my slipper socks from the latest Knitty.I have kits available in two yarn choices: Hand-dyed superwash merino from ModeKnit Yarns and merino/acrylic blend from Valley Yarns. Kits include the pattern and video tutorials, as in all of my […]

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